Iglesia de la Merced
Museo Arqueológico la Merced
Housed in the former La Merced convent, Cali's oldest building, this interesting museum contains a collection of pre-Columbian pottery...
Museo del Oro
One block east from Iglesia de la Merced, this museum has a small but fine collection of gold and pottery of the Calima culture.
Adjacent to the Capilla de la Inmaculada is this unsual brick bell tower, one of the best examples of Mudejar art in Colombia.
The city’s oldest existing theater, Teatro Municipal , was completed in 1918. Today it’s used for various artistic forms, including...
Restaurante Vegetariano Sol de la India
Decent vegetarian grub near the La Merced complex.
Iglesia de la Merced information
Lonely Planet review
Begun around 1545, this is the city's oldest church. It's a lovely whitewashed building in the Spanish colonial style, with a long, narrow nave, and humble wood and stucco construction. Inside, a heavily gilded baroque high altar is topped by the Virgen de las Mercedes, the patron saint of the city.